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Kelly: Hate Crimes Unit Investigating Some Recent ‘Knockout’ Incidents

There have been seven so-called “knockout” or “polar bear” assaults in the Crown Heights and Midwood sections of Brooklyn since October, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Wednesday.

11/20/2013

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City Councilman Calls For Crackdown On Bullying

A City Councilman in Queens was calling on the Department of Education this week to increase anti-bullying programs in public schools, following the suicide of a 12-year-old girl last month.

06/29/2013

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Court Blocks New York From Withholding Aid To NYC Schools

In granting a preliminary injunction, state Supreme Court Justice Manuel Mendez said a lawsuit brought by a group of parents challenging the penalty has merit.

02/21/2013

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Sources: Cuomo Could Impose Binding Arbitration On NYC, Union Over Teacher Evaluations

The governor has apparently had it with the inability of Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the union to come up with a plan to evaluate teachers and get the bad ones out of the classroom.

02/18/2013

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71 Stuyvesant H.S. Students To Retake Regents Exam After Cheating Scandal

The exam’s proctor reportedly found screenshots of the answers to the Spanish, physics and English exams and evidence that dozens of classmates had received them.

07/09/2012

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Prestigious Stuyvesant High Rocked By Alleged Regents Exam Cheating Scandal

One student who allegedly thought he could outsmart the state exam by using using cell phone technology has set off a major investigation.

06/25/2012

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Manhattan Teacher Reassigned After Photo Allegedly Shows Her Kissing Student

Because both parties have reached the age of consent, there’s nothing illegal about the apparent love affair, but teacher Julie Warning faces possible discipline for breaking Department of Education rules.

05/30/2012

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For Fifth Time This Month, A NYC Teacher Is Arrested For Alleged Child Sex Abuse

Brett Picou, 30, an art teacher at P.S. 52, was charged with sexual abuse of a child under the age of 11.

02/23/2012

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Mandatory Sex-Ed Classes Returning To New York City Public Schools

After 20 years, mandatory sex education is back in New York City public schools. Starting in the spring, kids as young as 11 will be learning about the birds and bees, even how to use condoms.

08/10/2011